Friday, 26 April 2013

CABINET OF CURIOSITIES: Keith Emerson's Bling

Of all the items that we have chosen for the 'Cabinet of Curiosities' this - so far - has got to be the most valuable. On eBay yesterday for a whopping $7,995 this gold bracelet is alleged to have been owned by none other than Keith Emerson. You know, him out of ELP.

The package does, apparently, include a 'letter of authenticity', but who has signed said letter remains a mystery, mostly because I haven't got eight grand to spare, and if I had I would be more likely to repair my leaking roof than to buy a piece of dodgy 1970s bling.

But it is a pretty good entry in the 'Cabinet of Curiosiuties'; you cannae argue with that!"



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